24 months
Duration
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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About

The Human Development and Family Services program at South Dakota State University involves the study of lifespan development in the context of family, community and society. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Human Development and Family Services major prepares students for careers assisting prevention specialists, advocates, and educators working with children and families. Graduates are employable in schools, hospitals, clinics, childcare facilities, and non-profit organizations.

This Human Development and Family Services program at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Work well with other people
  • Are interested in the complexity of human relationships
  • Want to make a difference in people's lives
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Are involved in your community

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Early Experience 
  • Human Development and Personality I: Childhood 
  • Human Development II: Adolescence 
  • Family Relations 
  • Human Development III: Adulthood 
  • Development of Human Sexuality

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

  • Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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